MANILA -- Malacanang on Tuesday distances self on the proposal of reviving the National ID system.

Presidential Communications Development and Strategic Planning Secretary Ricky Carandang said the Palace will not take a position on the matter until they discussed it with President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III.

“I would not want to preempt any position the President might have,” Carandang said.

Albay Representative Al Francis Bichara has revived the National ID bill seeks to set up institutionalized card containing all vital information of every citizen and resident alien in the country. (Jill Beltran/Sunnex)